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Utility was the main intention behind producing tapestries back in the middle ages. They were intended to cover the huge stone walls of castles so as to protect the rooms from cold and damp weather. This way, big rooms could be converted into comfortable quarters by insulating the walls. The tapestries required used for this purpose had to be really big. The Tapestry looms had to be big too, which required high capital investments and many workers. Bruges and Brussels in Flanders were the main places where tapestries were manufactured in 1500. The weaving centers were located in prosperous localities...

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Tapestry art came into being during the era of Gothic and Romanesque art when the Church was harnessing architecture, stained glass and sculpture to depict Biblical stories as well as congregations. This is why you see many Gothic Tapestries in exhibitions and museums. Back in the 15th century, there were about 15,000 tapestry weavers working in France. The loom used to be either vertical or horizontal with just about 20 colors. The designs included mainly religious stories from the Old as well as New Testaments and secular scenes of war including Kings and Noblemen. It has been known that Charles...

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Home décor is very important for everyone as it helps makes their homes establish their identities and create comfortable spaces to live in. It helps in creating a certain atmosphere you are looking for. Many choose paints or furniture to decorate their houses; but you will be surprised how a simple floral tapestry can make a huge difference to your space.                                                    Here is how you can use floral tapestries to make your spaces full of life and colour: For your Dining Room...

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Tapestries are a style of textile art, traditionally woven on vertical looms.They come with different designs, colors and scenes. They are available in various kinds of materials and sizes. The Loom Weaving has its veins in ancient basketry, which need stiff fibers. The discovery of a loom allowed the use of pliable fibers, which clutches the lengthwise envelop strands tight while the crosswise weft strands are woven in. A pottery dish was found in one of the Egyptian tomb date back 4400 BC. On this dish there was a picture that depicted the loom based on pegs in the ground...

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Are you fed up of using wall hangings to decorate your home? Would you like to try new decorative items? If yes, a wall tapestry could be your best option. When you plan to decorate your home, the designs and styles available are many.For every variety of interior layouts you can find a distinct variety of décor items. Tapestry is the only home décor that will always fit in, no matter what your layout scheme is. Tapestries are available in variety of colors, styles and dimensions to match the broad demands of clients. It is because of the variety of...

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